NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

August 26, 2019

Enjoy local wines and a delicious lunch made with local, seasonal ingredients -- all sourced from local farms. The Village Feast benefits Davis Farm to support local, fresh produce for school lunches, and establish and sustain edible school gardens, farm-based educatio...

November 4, 2017

For the reduction:

4 cups 100% pomegranate juice (we use a citrus press to squeeze them)

1/2 cup sugar

1/4 cup lime juice from freshly squeezed lime

Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan.  

Bring it to a simmer, and let it go uncovered for about an hour until it...

August 5, 2017

We are your “local” Farm to School program that offers farm visits, grants for gardens, and nutritional education to Davis students.

We strive to create an educational and cultural environment in the Davis schools that connect food choices with personal health, communit...

Photo: DavisEnterprise

Peterson Memorial Garden Dedicated at Pioneer Elementary School

Friends and family participated in a garden dedication ceremony honoring the legacy of Dorothy Peterson, a former teacher at Pioneer Elementary and founder of Davis Farm to School (a p...

April 23, 2017

We hope you are out celebrating Picnic Day and Earth Day 2017 today. What a lovely day for it all! Once you've rested your weary feet from a day of fun, check out our list of stops for Tour De Cluck 2017 on May 6th.  These folks are living examples of earth-friendly pr...

March 12, 2017

We at the Marguerite Montgomery Elementary garden, have been working hard to rebuild and regrow our school garden thanks to the help and dedication of many.  Please join us for a celebration of this new California Native Garden at Marguerite Montgomery Elementary Schoo...

January 23, 2017

Can you lend us a hand?

Davis Farm to School is seeking a Program Coordinator.  The applicant must be passionate about food and farming, and be committed to educating students about how they connect to their lifestyle choices.  The position pays $25.00 per hour, to be i...

January 22, 2017

As the year clicked from 2016 to 2017, Davis students and parents at Pioneer and Birch Lane Elementary wove fragrant rosemary and other greenery into beautiful wreaths during this annual garden-crafting event.

The cool days of winter hold a certain urgency for gardeners...

November 25, 2016

Davis Farm to School is thankful for the continuing support of our Davis community and school district and to our many coordinators and volunteers who make our programs happen!  Here are a couple of memories of Dorothy Peterson, our long-time Chair, that inspire us to...

September 12, 2016

The Holmes Jr. High MPR was festively decorated with colorful blooms from Metzger's Zinnia Patch and the student group, Mariachi Puente, (led by Ximena and Hiram Jackson) added musical fun as the Davis Joint Unified School District maintenance and operations staff, adm...